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Lillie Ruth Melvin Blue
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Birth: Nov. 18, 1915
Schley County
Georgia, USA
Death: Dec. 30, 2010
Wayne County
Michigan, USA

Lillie R. Blue, 95, was born November 18, 1915 in Schley County, Georgia to her parents Robert and Mary B. Melvin, both preceded her in death.

She met and married Oscar Blue on March 9, 1934. To this union six children were born, of which two preceded her in death.

Oscr and Lillie were married for 64 years until his passing in 1998.

While in Georgia, Lillie accepted and received Jesus Christ as her personal Savior and became a member of William Grove Missionary Baptist Church, where she served faithfully until moving to Hamtramck, Michigan in 1950.

Lillie attended Leland Baptist Church and later joined New St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church where she served until her health began to fail her in later years.

She enjoyed being at home raising her children.

She departed this life in the early morning on December 30, 2010.

Lillie leaves to cherish her memories: daughters, Catherine Edge and Mary Kaigler; sons, Eddie L. and James E. Blue (Joycelyn); six grandchildren, Pete and Anthony Edge, Cherly Lynn Micou (Mitchell), Tony (Shante), James E. and Stephanie Diane Blue; eight great-grandchildren: Tierra Harrison, Brad and Natasha Edge, Chemar and Andria Micou, Darryl Kl, Capreace and Anthony J. Blue; four great-great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, grandnieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Service was held Thursday, January 6, 2011; 10:00 A.M. Family Hour . 11:00 A.M. Homegoing - New Ebenezer Baptist Church; 6300 Hartford Avenue, Detroit, MI 48210; Rev. Wallace R. Mills, Jr. Pastor - Presiding; Rev. Nathaniel Slappey, Pastor - Officiating New St. Luke Baptist Church

Arrangements Entrusted To Wilson-Atkins Funeral Home

Interment at Lincoln Memorial Park Cemetery, 21661 14 Mile Road, Mt. Clemens, MI.
Family links: 
  Mary B Haugabrook Melvin (1889 - 1977)
  Oscar Blue (1912 - 1998)*
  Lillie Ruth Melvin Blue (1915 - 2010)
  Margaret Helen Melvin-Johnson Thompson (1921 - 2009)*
  Artice Lee Melvin (1923 - 1963)*
  Yancy Melvin (1929 - 2007)*
*Calculated relationship
Lincoln Memorial Park
Clinton Township
Macomb County
Michigan, USA
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Record added: Jan 15, 2011
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Lillie Ruth <i>Melvin</i> Blue
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